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Crime Report: Armed Robbery Along Columbia Pike

by ARLnow.com June 21, 2017 at 11:55 am 0

A victim was robbed by two armed men along Columbia Pike last night after the trio met to exchange cash as part of a sale arranged online.

That’s according to this week’s Arlington County Police Department crime report.

Police set up a perimeter and used a K-9 to try to track the suspects but they remain at large. More from ACPD:

ARMED ROBBERY, 2017-06200273, 1400 block of S. Queen Street. At approximately 9:14 p.m. on June 20, officers responded to the report of an armed robbery. Upon arrival, it was determined that the victim and the two unknown male suspects were connected through an online classified and had arranged to meet for a cash transaction. During the transaction, one suspect brandished a firearm and stole the victim’s cash. The suspects then fled the scene on foot. The first suspect is described as a black male, wearing a white tank top and shorts. The second suspect is described as a black male. The investigation is ongoing.

Also on Tuesday, police arrested two Falls Church men for a series of car break-ins in the Madison Manor neighborhood, near the East Falls Church Metro station.

LARCENY FROM AUTO(Series), 2017-06200005, 1100 block of N. Powhatan Street. At approximately 12:25 a.m. on June 20, officers responded to the report of a tampering. Upon arrival, it was determined two suspects entered at least four vehicles and stole items of value. Officers located and apprehended both suspects in the area shortly after. Louis Earl Blount Jr., 18, of Falls Church VA, and David Evans-Herring, 20, of Falls Church VA, were arrested and charged with petit larceny and tampering with auto. Both suspects are being held without bond.

The rest of the past week’s crime report highlights, including some that we’ve already reported, after the jump.

MALICIOUS WOUNDING, 2017-06200154, 3600 block of S. 27th Street. At approximately 1:53 p.m. on June 20, officers responded  to the report of a malicious wounding. Upon arrival, it was determined that following a verbal argument between known individuals, a male suspect stabbed a male victim. The suspect then fled the scene. The victim was transported to INOVA Fairfax Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The investigation is ongoing.

ROBBERY, 2017-06160141, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street. At approximately 11:27 a.m. on June 16, officers responded to the report of a larceny in progress. Upon arrival, it was determined four male suspects had stolen merchandise and fled the scene in a nearby vehicle. One suspect brandished a knife and threatened employees. Following further investigation, one suspect, Kendall Charlie Mobley-Reid, 20, of Washington D.C, was arrested and charged with robbery. The investigation into the identity of the three remaining suspects is ongoing. The first suspect is described as a black male in his mid-twenties, approximately 6’1″-6’2″ tall with a skinny build. He was wearing dark shorts, a white tank top, and red sneakers. The second suspect is described as a black male in his late teens-early twenties, approximately 5’2″-5’4″ tall. He was wearing a white tank top, jeans, and sneakers. The third suspect is described as a black male in his mid-twenties, approximately 5’8″ tall with an average build. He was wearing black pants and a “mustard colored” jacket.

ROBBERY, 2017-06180039, 2700 block of N. Washington Boulevard. At approximately 2:23 a.m. on June 18, officers responded to the report of a robbery. Upon arrival, it was determined an unknown male suspect approached a male victim and stole his belongings. The male suspect then fled the scene in a nearby vehicle. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his late thirties, approximately 5’1″-5’2″ tall, and 160-170 lbs. He was wearing a dark colored shirt, dark colored pants, and black sneakers. The investigation is ongoing.

MISSILE INTO OCCUPIED VEHICLE, 2017-06160070, 2700 block of Wilson Boulevard. At approximately 7:09 a.m. on June 16, officers responded to the report of an individual throwing objects. Upon arrival, it was determined a male subject was throwing objects at an occupied vehicle from an upstairs window. No one was injured. Marvin Sosa Velasquez, 21, of Arlington VA, was arrested and charged with missile into occupied vehicle and drunk in public. He is being held without bond.

BURGLARY(Late), 2017-06170168, 800 block of N. Jefferson Street. At approximately 3:18 p.m. on June 17, officers responded to the report of a late burglary. Upon arrival, it was determined between 12:00 p.m. on March 15 and 12:00 a.m. on April 1, an unknown subject(s) entered a residence and stole items of value. There is no subject(s) description. The investigation is ongoing.

RECKLESS HANDLING OF A FIREARM (late), 2017-06130094, 1000 block of N. Vermont Street. At approximately 11:03 a.m. on June 13, officers responded to the report of a suspicious circumstance. Upon arrival, it was determined that at approximately 2:00 a.m. a resident heard a loud noise and later discovered two bullet holes in a shared wall of his residence. Police responded, conducted an investigation which is ongoing at this time.

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